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Islamabad postpones Kabul-Taliban peace talks in Pakistan

July 30, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says the second round of peace talks between the Kabul government and the Taliban, which was due Friday, has been postponed after a statement from the Afghan insurgents... more »»

Greek PM seeks to quash rebellion with party vote

July 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister has called for a vote within his radical-left Syriza party to decisively sideline rebels opposed to any bailout deal with the country's creditors. more »»

Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners

July 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament passed a contentious law on Thursday that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike, eliciting harsh criticism over the practice. more »»

Afghan official: Drone strike kills 20 members of IS group

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says two separate drone strikes in an eastern province bordering Pakistan have killed 20 militants affiliated with the Islamic State grou. more »»

Somalia president: No elections in 2016

July 30, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency. more »»

Afghan Taliban indicate pullout of peace talks in Pakistan

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban, who have been fighting to topple the Kabul government for almost 14 years, said on Thursday they are "not aware" of a new round of peace talks due th... more »»

Relatives torn over possible 1st debris from missing MH370

July 30, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Jacquita Gomes is torn about whether to believe that plane debris found more than 16 months after the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is the... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Youngest refugees bear brunt of Syrian war woes

July 30, 2015

MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Gathered on the desert floor, the Askar family chants prayers for their 1-year-old daughter Jawahir, who died of malnutrition and is buried beneath the sands of their... more »»

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

July 30, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal... more »»

Pakistan buries Islamic militant leader killed in attack

July 30, 2015

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of followers and relatives of Pakistan's most feared Islamic militant leader attended his burial on Thursday, a day after he was gunned down in an assault on a... more »»

Taliban say they are 'not aware' of new round of peace talks

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban, who have been fighting to topple the Kabul government for almost 14 years, said on Thursday they are "not aware" of a new round of peace talks due th... more »»

US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the... more »»

Drachma revolt adds unease to Greece's awkward alliance

July 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' power-sharing acrobatics look harder to perform by the day. more »»

US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777

July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the... more »»

UN says too soon for new Syrian peace conference

July 30, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

July 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of... more »»

Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

July 29, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. more »»

Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

July 29, 2015

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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